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Why Is My Doctor Recommending a PRK Procedure?

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Based on your past medical history, current symptoms and vision tests, your doctor feels that you are a good candidate for PRK surgery. PRK, which is short for photorefractive keratectomy, is a laser procedure that reshapes the cornea of your eye in an attempt to correct your vision.
During this presentation, we will explain exactly how this works. The goal of PRK is to lessen and, in many cases, eliminate your need for glasses or contact lenses. PRK has been performed safely and effectively for many years, and continues to be a commonly performed procedure around the world for vision correction.
At this time, your doctor feels that for your particular vision problem - PRK is appropriate to achieve good visual results.

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